scalp products

8 At-Home Scalp Products Your Hair Routine Needs

Don't let dryness or buildup affect the health of your hair.

By: Valeriya Chupinina

We’ve discovered another alarming fact in the world of beauty today: Your scalp ages six times faster than the skin on your face. Just more proof that the health of your scalp is vital to both hair growth and overall healthy skin. Because this skin is essentially an extension of your face, it’s important to use products that promote your scalp’s well-being, meaning it isn’t left dry, stripped, or irritated. Scalp treatment products are designed to do many things, including creating the perfect environment for strong hair to grow, eliminating product buildup, and removing dead skin cells from around your hair follicle (which can prevent hair growth and is an indicator of dandruff).

Luckily, we’ve compiled a list of products that’ll help you achieve the healthiest scalp and hair ever, starting at the root. Keep reading for our eight favorite scalp treatment products.


Act + Acre Cold Processed Scalp Detox Treatment, $42

This vitamin-rich oil-based treatment is designed to cleanse and moisturize your scalp. It’s infused with basil and baobab oil to nourish the skin and promote healthy hair growth. It’s also cold-pressed, so it saves the integrity of its ingredients tenfold.

R+Co Crown Scalp Scrub, $38

R+Co’s Crown Scalp Scrub is perfect for detoxing, cleansing, and rebalancing the oils in your scalp. It can work for everyone, including those with sensitive or oily skin. Formulated with lemon, tangerine, green tea, and crisp amber, it’ll also leave your hair smelling delicious.

TPH by Taraji Master Cleanse Scalp Treatment Wash, $15

TPH is perfectly formatted for all hair types, and we’re personally obsessed with the Master Cleanse. Its refreshing formula helps dissolve scalp buildup and gives you a fresh, new base for healthier hair. Bonus points for the minty formula (which gives you a refreshing tingle) and the three-prong delivery system, which helps deposit the product evenly, even under braids.

Christophe Robin Purifying Scalp Scrub with Sea Salt, $53

Remove styling products and scalp buildup with ease via Christophe Robin’s game-changing, award-winning scalp treatment. It’s made with sea salt, so it’s a natural exfoliant that eliminates impurities and supports blood circulation. Be sure to indulge in a scalp massage while you use it to receive all the benefits.

Living Proof Restore Dry Scalp Treatment, $32

OG hair-care brand Living Proof’s scalp treatment uses vitamin B3 to help your scalp health over time, so the actual ecosystem of your hair changes and becomes stronger. This product provides hydration as well as treatment, so say bye to irritation, even in the winter. Your scalp will be oh so soothed after using this product.

Kérastase Resistance Strengthening Scalp Serum, $51

This serum is perfect for when you’re trying to grow out your hair while simultaneously promoting a healthy scalp. By helping your hair get stronger at the root, this serum will keep your hair hydrated, no matter how dry and frigid the weather. It also helps reduce the appearance of split ends.

Prose Custom Hair Oil for Scalp, $48

Prose’s custom system works by asking a series of questions about your hair type to ensure you can achieve your healthiest hair ever. Like their other products, this oil is custom-blended for you and can be used as a treatment or even a finishing product for styling. Irritated scalps are soothed, and hair is shinier than ever.

dpHUE Apple Cider Vinegar Scalp Scrub with Pink Himalayan Sea Salt, $38

This scalp scrub uses Himalayan sea salt to naturally exfoliate the scalp, remove product buildup, and eliminate dead skin cells. The apple cider vinegar will also give you an extra clean, fresh feeling. The combination of aloe vera and avocado oil leaves your skin cleansed without ever feeling stripped or too dry.

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